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The Political Blogging Murder: Book One in the Political Murder Series
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Series: Political Murder, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After environmentalist Laura Delaney finds a body backstage at a political trivia contest, she teams up with Washington political reporter David Wainwright to search online through social media and the political blogosphere to find out who committed the murder — and why. Along the way, she sees firsthand the foibles of the Beltway media and explores political extremes.
Heller's Regret
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Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Sherlock Holmes: Gone in the Fog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It's 1914, the eve of the Great War. After a lengthy absence Holmes returns to Baker St. But, what has happened to bring about the shocking condition he was in? What strange adventure has reduced him to such an appalling state? Can Dr. Wartson bring him back? And then came that chill winter night when Holmes stepped out of the front door and simply disappeared. Gone in the fog.
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.
A Measure of Trouble
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A cold, bleak February morning in Central Scotland commences with the discovery of a body. Chief Executive, Hector Mathewson is found dead within the cask room of his own distillery. DCI Alex Warren needs to balance his own turbulent personal life while directing the hunt for the murderer. There are suspects aplenty with motives ranging from greed, nationalism, adultery and revenge.
MELTDOWN - The Complete Series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon Special Agent Sam Jameson never pays much attention to the crackpots and goofballs with their shrill economic doomsday predictions… until their dire conjecture suddenly comes true. That's when her week blazes past horrible and crashes headlong into nightmarish.
The Happy Cat's Home Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,120. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two stories in THE HAPPY CAT'S HOME MYSTERIES. In THE HAPPY CAT'S DETECTIVE, Cristina Solans is hired to find a Japanese Bobtail. Coincidentally, the client's husband also goes missing after stealing a diamond necklace. Are the two cases connected?  In GONE ASTRAY,  a sworn enemy from Cristina's former school hires her to steal a ceramic cat. But there's a catch...and a mischievous kitten.
Miz Scarlet and the Imposing Imposter (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery)
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Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,960. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A financial Ponzi-style fraud costs the Wilsons everything but the old family manse....Opening the Four Acorns Inn sounds like a good idea, except for one thing -- someone is out to ruin them anyway possible, and that includes murder.
Teacher, Teacher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beth Conroy: young, beautiful, Tennessee Teacher of the Year—is shocked to learn she’s been accused of sexual misconduct with a student. Facing a scandal of epic proportions, Palmer School retains private investigator Dani Ripper to sort out the truth and protect their interests.
How to Blackmail a Ghost (Libby Grace Mystery Book 2)
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Series: Libby Grace Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ghost, Libby Grace must find out who killed the town busybody before her blackmailer reveals her secret. Somewhere out there her body is losing the fight for life, and she's running out of time.
The News in Small Towns
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sue-Ann McKeown returns to her home town after a crushing six months of war reporting in Iraq. She has given up her high-profile job in Virginia and broken up with her boyfriend. Even her new job with a small-town newspaper seems almost too much to handle, especially since her old high school rival works there, too. But a dead goat is in her future, as well as voodoo, horses, and maybe even love.
The Truth About Charlie: A Sally Nimitz Mystery (Book 4)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sally goes on an all expenses paid trip to Florida to be an advocate for her son and his wife when they are offered the opportunity to adopt a baby from a wealthy family. But when the biological father meets his death shortly after a meeting with Sally, life gets more complicated. A woman with a curious nature, some time on her hands, and believing killers should be caught has to do what she can.
Made a Killing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,910. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Author Way Limited. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Scott Stevenson was a despicable character and nobody mourns when his bloody corpse is found with an ivory tusk driven through his torso. DCI Alex Warren and his team are given the challenging task of discovering his killer. They investigate the numerous people Stevenson has harmed and their enquiries reveal a host of related crimes, motivated by sex and greed. The body count starts to rise,
Four Seasons (Butterscotch Jones Mysteries Book 9)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,430. Language: American English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Leon Rausch of the CIA was not thrilled to be stranded in the Canadian wilderness. While worried about the attempted assassination that brought down his plane not far from McIntyre's Gulch, he has no idea that other dangers are lurking in the woods around him.
Never Sorry [Book 2, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
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Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Margaret Maron described this second book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series (originally published by Penguin Putnam in 1999) as having "appealing characters and a blessedly lucid writing style... a solid plot that keeps the pages turning." An engaging tale of behind-the-scenes zoo life, sociopathic ex-classmates, missing bodies, and the usual cast of colorful pets and certifiable relatives!
The Ex Who Wouldn't Die
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Series: Charley's Ghost, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 1, Charley's Ghost series Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, if that isn't bad enough, Charley's ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, not allowed to go to the light. Even death did not them part.
A Deadly Blessing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
The critically ill daughter of the governor of California has been kidnapped. LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is assigned to find her before it’s too late. But this high-profile case comes with secrets on every side: cops, politicians, even the innocent. A Deadly Blessing is a lightning-paced story of suspense that will keep readers on edge from beginning to end.
Restless Natives
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,590. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The weekend before her coffee shop’s Grand Opening in the small Wisconsin town of Horizon, former Chicago marketing exec Ellie Gooden opens the back door to her business... and finds murder. Now she must solve the crime to clear her name - and save her life.
Jockeys and Jewels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,440. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.42 from 19 reviews)
National Readers Choice Awards Finalist - An undercover cop investigates the murder of his ex-partner and falls in love with the dedicated jockey he has deceived. His lies thrust them into the crosshairs of a ruthless killer. Now much more than their love is in danger.
Trust Me
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Betrayed by the men she loved and condemned by the media as an embezzler, financial advisor Ela Danforth seeks sanctuary in the small town of Rockypoint, New Hampshire, where she believes her world will return to normal, until a mysterious stalker threatens her refuge, just as a charming lawyer, Nash McCain, enters her life.